DGFT Notifications

DGFT: Why we indulge in stupidity & rejoice

DGFT - It is the prime responsibility of the policy makers to exercise due diligence in carrying out prime responsibility & in doing so application of mind should be visible. As per the mandate of the Parliament, the DGFT exists to facilitate exports by way of Export Promotion Policy. I have been involved with exports since 1983 […]...

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Advance Authorisation Scheme under FTP

DGFT - Article discusses Benefit for Advance Authorisation License holder, Who can Avail the Benefit of Advance Authorisation, Maximum limit for the License value, How to Avail the Benefit under Advance Authorisation, Conditions for Advance Authorisation scheme, Currency for the realization of Export Proceeds, Validity period of the License, Tim...

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All Industry Rate available to Deemed Export Supplies

DGFT - DGFT has recently made amendments in chapter 7 of FTP 2015-2020, wherein they have allowed industry to take benefit at All Industry Rate of Duty Drawback schedule notified by department of revenue in case of deemed export supply....

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Drawback on deemed supplies under FTP

DGFT - In the present policy, the physical exports wherein goods move out of India are eligible for drawback and MEIS benefits. The deemed exports such as removal of goods to advance license holders / EOUs are eligible for duty drawback, refund of terminal excise duty for specified excisable goods and for advance license on annual basis....

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Incorrect Data in certain IECs

DGFT - The Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has recently issued a Trade Notice No. 39/2019-20 dated 19 November 2019 to highlight Incorrect Data in certain IECs (Import Export Code number). Please find below synopsis of Trade notice for your reference: On analysis of the DGFT IEC database, it has been observed that there are certain da...

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Validity of Increased Rate of MEIS till 31 Dec​ember​ 2019 only?

DGFT - Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has recently issued a Public Notice ​​(PN) No. 47/2015-2020 dated 07 December 2019 in relation to change in MEIS rate. It has been notified that, except products listed in Annexure to this Public Notice, ​​​​Additional 2% MEIS (as provided in PN No. 44 dated 05 Dec 2017, PN No. [&hellip...

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Upload all Adjudication/Appellate Orders on website of respective Zones: DGFT to RA’s:

DGFT - DGFT Authorities have instructed all RA’s to upload all the Adjudication/Appellate Orders passed by them on the website of the respective Zones. Instances have come to the notice of DGFT where such Orders are not being regularly uploaded by the concerned Zonal offices. A need has been felt to have a system to have all such […]...

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DGFT has to Evolve from a Regulator to Facilitator – Suresh Prabhu

DGFT - A two-day meeting of port officers organized by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), of the Department of Commerce, ended today in New Delhi. The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu, addressed the regional officers from different parts of the country and urged them to reorient their th...

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Govt increases MEIS Rate by 2% for labour intensive MSME sectors

DGFT - While restoring the benefits under the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under Advanced Authorization, Export Promotion Capital Goods and 100% Export Oriented Units and thus resolving the problem of blocked working capital for exporters following the roll out of GST, the FTP review has focused on increasing the incentives for ...

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Highlights of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020- Mid Term Review (December 2017)

DGFT - GST RELATED REFORMS- GST has been launched w.e.f. 1.07.2017. It incorporates zero rating of exports. Taxes will not be exported. On the export of finished goods, there is an option of either obtaining refund of GST paid or getting exemption from payment of GST on submission of Letter of Undertaking/Bond....

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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Mention specific HS Codes at 8 digit level if exist in Bill of entry

Trade Notice No. 46/2019-20-DGFT - (17/01/2020) - It is advised that All importers should file their Bills of Entry with specific codes available for the imported items under ITC(HS), 2017, Schedule — I (Import Policy) at 8 digit level, and to avoid as far as possible 'Others' category....

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SION for Stainless Steel Washers appearing under C-888 stands suspended

Public Notice No. 56/2015-2020-DGFT - (14/01/2020) - The Standard Input Output Norm as appearing at serial number C-888 for export of Stainless Steel Washers of different grades stands suspended with immediate effect....

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DGDT amends Para 6.01(k) of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

Notification No. 42/2015-20-DGFT [S.O. 171(E).] - (10/01/2020) - Notification No. 42/2015-20– Authority of approving proposals for consolidation of goods related to manufactured articles has been delegated to Development Commissioner/Designated Officer concerned. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate Genera...

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Condition for export of rice to EU member States and countries amended

Notification No. 41/2015-2020 - (09/01/2020) - Existing notification No. 29/2015-20 dated 4 November 2019 is amended to the extent that export of Rice (Basmati and Non — Basmati) to EU member States and other European countries namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland only will require Certificate of Inspection from EIA/EIC. Expor...

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Clarification on SIMS Registration for SEZ/DTA

Policy Circular No. 30/2015-2020 - (08/01/2020) - In case an item of steel gets registered under SIMS at the time of entry into SEZ/FTWZ, there is no need to seek SIMS Registration again at the time of supply of such item into DTA. Policy Circular No. 30/2015-2020 Dated: 08th January, 2020. F. No. 01/89/180/MONI-5852/AM-3/PC-II(A)/ P-13343 Governme...

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Mention specific HS Codes at 8 digit level if exist in Bill of entry

Trade Notice No. 46/2019-20-DGFT (17/01/2020)

It is advised that All importers should file their Bills of Entry with specific codes available for the imported items under ITC(HS), 2017, Schedule — I (Import Policy) at 8 digit level, and to avoid as far as possible 'Others' category....

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SION for Stainless Steel Washers appearing under C-888 stands suspended

Public Notice No. 56/2015-2020-DGFT (14/01/2020)

The Standard Input Output Norm as appearing at serial number C-888 for export of Stainless Steel Washers of different grades stands suspended with immediate effect....

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DGDT amends Para 6.01(k) of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

Notification No. 42/2015-20-DGFT [S.O. 171(E).] (10/01/2020)

Notification No. 42/2015-20– Authority of approving proposals for consolidation of goods related to manufactured articles has been delegated to Development Commissioner/Designated Officer concerned. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Udyog Bhavan ******* ...

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Condition for export of rice to EU member States and countries amended

Notification No. 41/2015-2020 (09/01/2020)

Existing notification No. 29/2015-20 dated 4 November 2019 is amended to the extent that export of Rice (Basmati and Non — Basmati) to EU member States and other European countries namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland only will require Certificate of Inspection from EIA/EIC. Export to remaining European countries (excep...

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Clarification on SIMS Registration for SEZ/DTA

Policy Circular No. 30/2015-2020 (08/01/2020)

In case an item of steel gets registered under SIMS at the time of entry into SEZ/FTWZ, there is no need to seek SIMS Registration again at the time of supply of such item into DTA. Policy Circular No. 30/2015-2020 Dated: 08th January, 2020. F. No. 01/89/180/MONI-5852/AM-3/PC-II(A)/ P-13343 Government of India Ministry of Commerce & [...

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Import policy of Refined bleached deodorised palm oil/palmolein amended

Notification No. 39/2015-2020-DGFT [S.O. 113(E)] (08/01/2020)

Import policy of items under Exim code 151190 (Refined bleached deodorised palm oil, Refined bleached deodorised palmolein and others) is amended from ‘Free’ to ‘Restricted’. Notification No. 39/2015-2020 Dated: 8th January, 2020 Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directo...

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Amendment in import policy of desiccated coconut

Notification No. 40/2015-2020-DGFT (08/01/2020)

Import of desiccated coconut with CIF value of Rs.150/-and above per Kilogram is ‘Free’ and import below CIF value of Rs. 150/- per Kilogram is ‘Prohibited’.- Notification No. 40/2015-2020 Dated: 8th January, 2020. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of...

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One time condonation under EPCG Scheme-Extension till 31.03.2020

Public Notice No. 55/2015-20 (03/01/2020)

 The time period to receive requests in RAs for block-wise extension; extension in Export Obligation Period and submission of installation certificate is further extended up to 31.0.2020....

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Public Notice No. 54/2015-2020-DGFT, Dated: 02.01.2020

Public Notice No. 54/2015-2020-DGFT (02/01/2020)

 6 APA – ITC (HS) Code No. 29411050, is removed from Appendix 4J of HBP, and from point no. 15 under general notes for Chemical and Allied Products of Standard Input Output Norms (SION) under Hand Book of Procedures Volume 2 of 2015-2020. Public Notice No. 62/2016 dt. 24.03.2017 also stands amended, to that extent. […]...

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DGFT suspends Ad-hoc Norms for Cashew Kernels Whole/pieces

Public Notice No. 53/2015-2020[F. No. 01/94/180/248/AM20/PC-4] (01/01/2020)

Ad-hoc Norms approved vide ALC meeting no. 8/19 dt. 20/07/2018 for Cashew Kernels Whole & Cashew Kernels pieces stands suspended with immediate effect. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Public Notice No. 53/2015-2020 New Delhi, Dated the 01St January, 2020...

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